April Amble around Amwell
Date: 14 April
Location: Amwell Nature Reserve
This walk takes in a leisurely yet scenic route which explores the areas of Stanstead Abbotts, Amwell and Ware. Tucked away by the quiet Hertfordshire village of Stanstead Abbotts, this walk will take in three lakes and a wet woodland area as well as a stroll along the Navigation. You will visit the most northerly point of the Lee Valley Regional Park in Ware.
First main stop is Amwell Nature Reserve, situated south of Ware it supports internationally important numbers of wildfowl and is one of four sites in the park that combine to form the Lee Valley Special Protection Area (SPA). You will return on the loop along the New River footpath and follow the flow of the water back in towards London.
This will be a wildlife abundant walk during the spring. Bring your binoculars and the guides will show you many species of bird and other wildlife as you walk round.
This walk has plenty to see and explore so grab your boots and wellies and join us
The length of this walk is 7.5km (4.6 miles) and can take between 2 to 3 hours
Part of this walk is along unsurfaced footpaths and is not suitable for wheelchairs or buggies.
The meeting point for this walk is outside Ware Railway Station (parking charges apply).
Nearest postcode: SG12 9UT
Bring some water and snacks to keep you going
Dogs are allowed but must be kept on a lead
Bring a camera or some binoculars to really take the scenery in
Make sure you wear suitable and comfortable clothing for the walk
NOTE: meeting location will be outside Ware Railway Station
Plan your journey – postcode SG12 9UT